‘Women’s Health’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Work, Food, and Unnecessary Commentary

By Jacki Monaco

I’m so sick of being the bigger person sometimes (and no, that’s not a knock on my physique!). I’m always soooo concerned with how my words or actions might make someone else feel. But what about my feelings? It’s as if I’m constantly raising my hand, volunteering to lay down, with a sign taped to my back that says, “Come […] Read more »

Work, Food & Unnecessary Commentary

Announcing Our 2016 Weekend Retreats

By Taylor Downs

We get it – so many women can benefit from our program, but simply can’t attend due to time limitations, family obligations, financial restrictions, work responsibilities… and so on. So when we first decided to begin hosting special weekend intensive programs, we knew there’d be interest – but we had no idea how much! Over the last year, we’ve learned […] Read more »

Announcing our 2016 Weekend Retreats

Cultivating Self-Compassion for Optimal Well-Being

By Carolyn Whitney, PhD

Self-care and self-compassion are essential to living a life of positivity, health, and well-being. Yet for many of us, the practice of caring compassionately for ourselves (or finding time in our day for self-care practices) is somewhat elusive if not completely absent. For those among us who don’t hear that inner voice of self-compassion or who don’t have practices of […] Read more »

Cultivating Self-Compassion

The Binge Eating Diaries: My Top 5 Holiday Headaches

By Jacki Monaco

Without fail, there’s one thing we can promise ourselves during the holiday season… things are going to get emotional. Some of these emotions are welcome, others… we could certainly do without. But if you’re built like me, they all have one thing in common – they make me want to vigorously bite, chomp, chew, sip, and swallow.  If you’re happy […] Read more »

The Binge Eating Diaries - My Top 5 Holiday Headaches

5-Minute Meditations: Guided Meditation for Self-Compassion

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

The 5-Minute Meditations series was created to help us fit in time for meditation, relaxation, and looking inward – even when we’re busy. You guessed it, meditations are usually 5 minutes or less, meaning only .04% of your day. The 5-Minute Meditations series is a great introduction to meditation for beginners, and a helpful resource for more experienced practitioners. Inspired by Dr. Kristin Neff, this guided […] Read more »

Guided Meditation for Self-Compassion